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Seattle U.'s VAWA Panel

Here’s a picture from Seattle University School of Law’s very inspiring VAWA Panel tonight. Left to right, the panelists were Molly Cohan, Sharon Jones Hayden, Alfred Urbina, and Ye-Ting Woo. 262 more words


Public Radio Profile of DV Prosecutions at Pascua Yaqui


An excerpt:

FRED URBINA: In 19 of our cases, we had 18 children involved; the average age being around 4 years old. Some of them were assaulted.

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Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Tribal Governments Able to Take Criminal Action on Non-Indians

D.C. – Tribal governments may elect to begin exercising jurisdiction over non-Indians who commit crimes of domestic violence, dating violence, or violate a protection order against a Native victim on tribal lands. 186 more words